Tadashi Shoji is one of the popular fashion designers from Japan and is best recognized as the founder of clothing labels called the Tadashi Shoji and T by Tadashi. He is also famous for his red carpet gowns and evening wear.
Tadashi Shoji's Early Life and Education
Tadashi Shoji was born to Japanese parents on January 15, 1948, in Sendai, Japan. Since his childhood, he was interested in painting and drawing. Later, he went to Tokyo where he studied fine art.
Later in 1973, Shoji moved to the United States, where he joined Los Angeles Trade Technical College and studied fashion design. As a student, he also worked alongside Bill Whitten, who created designs for stars including Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Neil Diamond, and The Jacksons.
Regarding his ethnicity and nationality, Shoji holds dual nationality, American and Japanese and belongs to East Asian ethnicity.
Tadashi Shoji's Professional Career
After completion of his graduation, Shoji began working as a designer for a clothing manufacturer. He worked there until he launched his own label, Tadashi Shoji, in 1982. He made his runway collection debut at the New York Fashion Week in September 2007.
He also worked as a sponsor for Miss Universe 2002-2007 Pageant for fabulous opening dresses. He also served evening wears for the winner of Miss Universe each year. His gown was also worn by Miss Universe 2007 Riyo Mori.
In April 2012, he formed an e-commerce website selling an edited collection of eveningwear and bridal gowns. In July 2012, he expanded his business internationally by opening boutiques in Shanghai and Beijing. He has also designed for Oscar Winner Octavia Spencer, Kate Beckinsale, Olympic gold medalist, Mirai Nagasu, and Oscar Winner Mo'Nique, Helen Mirren.
Tadashi Shoji's Personal Life
Tadashi Shoji is currently single, and he is secretive about his love life, affair, and girlfriend. He is unmarried, but we hope he will get married soon with his wife and shared a blissful life along with his children.
Likewise, there are no reports of her past affair and relationships. He has worked as a designer for numerous female celebrity but never got involved in a romantic relationship with them.
Tadashi Shoji's Net worth and Salary
As a popular fashion designer, Tadashi Shoji earns a big chunk of money from his professional fashion designing career. He has his own clothing labels called Tadashi Shoji and T by Tadashi from which he collects a decent amount of salary.
However, he has not disclosed about his net worth yet. Considering his growth as a professional, we can guess that he might be earning millions of dollars.